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In Defense of Defense Cuts

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
G. Benjamin Bingham

What if we rather considered this a sudden boon in terms of freed up resources for the good? How about picturing the move from swords to plowshares? We seem to be spending more than half of our tax revenues on military stuff and that has been increasing by about 9 percent per year.

To This Day Project: Interview with Anti-Bullying Video Creator Shane Koyczan

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.24.2013 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Based on a powerful spoken word problem, Shane Koyczan's To This Day Project explores the profound and lasting impact that bullying can have on an individual.

Caregiving Resources to the Rescue!

Tory Zellick | Posted 04.21.2013 | Fifty
Tory Zellick

You are a caregiver because you care. So minimize the crazy run-around for -- and maximize the quality time with -- your loved one. These caregiving resources can help.

WATCH: Are Cell Phones In Prison A Crime?

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.17.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Family members of criminals say that when their relatives are sentenced to prison, the entire family serves time. HuffPost Live's Marc Lamont Hill hos...

Bill Nye on Climate Change: Hurricane Sandy Is Just The Beginning

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.13.2013 | Science
Shira Lazar

Everyone's favorite multi-platform professor, Bill Nye the Science Guy, streams into What's Trending via Google+ Hangout to discuss evolution, climate change, online learning and much more.

Resources for Small and Medium Businesses Affected by Sandy

Karin Kamp | Posted 01.07.2013 | Small Business
Karin Kamp

We sympathize with everyone who has suffered as a result of the storm. Below are a some resources and organizations that may be able to offer you help.

Don't Blame The Victim: Ex-Wife Of A Predator Defends Her Decision To Go Public

Noelle R. Andrews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Noelle R. Andrews

With millions of people with psychopathic tendencies exploiting millions of decent, caring people, I hoped that mine might serve as a cautionary tale.

Politicians: Keep Your Hands Off the EPA

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 11.25.2012 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

While we can't change the history of our filthy skies and murky waters, we do know that we must not leave this awful mess to our children.

Why the Election Really Matters: Depletion, Disease and Drought

Steven Apfelbaum | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green
Steven Apfelbaum

Failing to plan for food security, human health and safety, how we will adapt to drought and water supply shortages, is as certain to contribute to political and economic upheaval, as it has in many other countries.

The Financial Community: Emerging Champions of Resource Management

Andy Wales | Posted 09.22.2012 | Business
Andy Wales

The speaker list for Re|Source 2012 reads as much like a red carpet line-up as a groundbreaking forum on resource challenges: Sir David Attenborough, ...

Get Used to Uncertainty

Marcia Wieder | Posted 09.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcia Wieder

Uncertainty provides an opportunity to stop, check in and make powerful choices to clear away what's no longer true, so you have more time and space for new dreams and goals that are aligned with who you are now.

Are Online Medical Resources Making or Breaking the Next Generation of Physicians?

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Online medical resources are certainly not the next fad in health care. They are likely to become a permanent fixture in the way we as doctors practice medicine.

America's Public Schools: Still Unequal And Unjust

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.06.2012 | Home
Marian Wright Edelman

The struggle to make sure a quality education is available to every child -- and not just a privilege for a few -- is the unfinished and critical business before the nation for it will determine America's future place on the global stage in a rapidly changing competitive world.

Michael Klare's The Race for What's Left

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 06.02.2012 | Books
Lawrence Wittner

Is it possible to cope with the immense dangers posed by the rapid consumption of the world's resources? In The Race for What's Left, Michael Klare claims that it is -- but only through a significant change in behavior.

5 Scientists (and Dr. Oz) Make Clean Air Sense

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 05.07.2012 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

Scientists know that stripping the EPA of its ability to protect our children against environmental pollutants means more asthma attacks, more respiratory illnesses and disease, and more premature deaths.

The Clash Of The Generations: 'Boomers' Vs. 'Millennials' | Posted 12.20.2011 | Fifty

GREAT FALLS, Va.--Economist and demographer Neil Howe sells himself as an expert on generations. He argues that when people are born determines the cu...

Why Time Seems To Slow Down

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Time is a precious resource. The greater your sense of entitlement, the more that you want to avoid wasting resources. So the more entitled you feel, the more pain you have when your time is wasted.

Carbon Nation: Meet the Crazy Alaskan

Bernie Karl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bernie Karl

In case you haven't seen Carbon Nation yet, I'm the guy they call the crazy Alaskan. Who am I? I'm the sixth of 16 children born to the same mom and dad. Let's just say that I know a thing or two about competing for resources.

"Do You Really Like Living Here?" A Foreigner's Perspective on Tokyo

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

(This article originally appeared in Newsweek Japan on October 28, 2010 in Japanese) "Do you really like living in Tokyo?" is a question I am often a...

Ending World Hunger for the Price of a Burger

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

While world coffers grew from a mere $1.35 trillion dollars in 1960 to over $60 trillion today, the number of empty stomach reached record levels. Tod...

An Equinox Prescription for Love, This Autumn

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

As we progress through Autumn's Season of Plenty, let us do so more consciously than ever before, rediscovering fall as one of four portals to a healthier, more vibrantly loving relationship with life.

Fresh Talking Point: Poor Afghanistan, They're Rich!

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Mull

The Afghan minerals report isn't some everyday propaganda trying pitifully to sell a trillion dollar debt-war to a nation of unemployed. This is a very specific talking point explicitly targeting the foreign policy community

Consumerism: The Less We Take, The More We Become

George Elerick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
George Elerick

We need a self-subversion party where we all get together across the country and find ways to encourage and empower one another to truly and honestly remove the things we don't need and then give those things to the people who have nothing. Maybe we can start one today.

Life Is Not a Zero-Sum Game

Anat Shenker-Osorio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anat Shenker-Osorio

The belief that we are all competing with each other for scarce resources, that life is by nature a zero-sum game, ignores critical truths that rightly deserve the designation of "natural law."

Why Ostrom's Nobel Is Even More Shocking Than Obama's

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Randall Amster

Make no mistake, despite the somewhat tame Nobel committee description, Ostrom's body of work is inherently radical, demonstrably anti-corporate, and implicitly socialistic.